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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, July 8, 2002

Trade Winds

Advertiser Staff

MICHAEL A. LILLY, former state attorney general, has been named chairman of the board at ASIA PACIFIC ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY INC., a company that he co-founded. Lilly is a law partner at Ning Lilly and Jones.

Asia Pacific Environmental Technology was one of two companies selected in 1999 by Healthcare Association of Hawaii to handle medical wastes from O'ahu hospitals.

Other appointments at the company are 10-year Environmental Protection Agency veteran CRAIG GORSUCH, who was named chief information officer; MICHAEL LEE, executive vice president of marketing, public relations and development; and DEBORAH MORISHIMA, sales manager.

• Former Honolulu deputy prosecutor RANDAL YOSHIDA has been named a director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle, which serves almost 400 financial institutions in Alaska, Hawai'i, Guam, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and American Samoa. Yoshida, founder and principal of the Randal S. Yoshida & Associates law firm, is also a former administrator of the Honolulu Liquor Commission.

PHIL CAROLLO, former general manager of Dixie Grill in 'Aiea, has been named general manager of Dixie Grill Bar-b-que and Crab Shack on Ward Avenue. Carollo was a member of the first Polynesian Voyaging Society pilot class at the University of Hawai'i and has 14 Moloka'i Channel crossings to his credit.

• Recent UH graduate LANCE TAKETA has been named manager for sales and marketing at the locally based bottled-water company Hawaiian Natural Waters. He is a former intern with Laird Christianson Harris Advertising Inc. and with Neiman Marcus at Ala Moana.

EDGARDO HERNANDEZ has been named division vice president of operations for the more than 220 Denny's restaurant locations in Arizona, California, Hawai'i, Nevada and Washington.

• Honolulu ad executive TERI YAMASHIGE, former chief operating officer of ADWorks, has joined Communications Pacific as senior vice president and head of the new advertising division, CP Advertising. The division was established just months after the launching of the company's CP Interactive division with a full range of integrated communication services, including public relations and marketing. Yamashige is also one of the directors of the Hawai'i Advertising Federation.

Also moving from ADWorks to CommPac is 15-year advertising industry veteran RAUDE NAGAISHI, who will be account executive in CP Advertising.

RAYMOND T. HIGA and KEVIN K. NISHIKAWA have been promoted to associates at the planning and landscape architectural firm PBR HAWAI'I.

Higa, who joined PBR Hawai'i in 1998 as a landscape architect, has had more than 12 years' experience in preparing architectural plans for resort, commercial, industrial, park and institutional projects, including the Castle Medical Center medical office, USS Arizona Memorial road improvement, the Ford Island causeway and the Lihu'e Gateway Beautification on Kaua'i.

Landscape architect Nishikawa has worked on such projects as Case Middle School at Punahou School and the Parker Ranch Center.

In another promotion at PBR Hawai'i, MARC K. SHIMATSU has been appointed information systems manager and landscape designer.

Announcements of promotions and job changes can be sent to: Trade Winds, Business Section, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802, or faxed to 525-6763. Photographs may be included, but must be identified on the back.